The Chanler at Cliff Walk’s Spiced Pear Restaurant team hosted a Sunday afternoon luncheon with the wines of Craggy Range for guests on April 15. Founded by Terry Peabody and his wife Mary, Craggy Range is based in Hawke’s Bay, New Zealand, where Te Mata Peak is a defining scenic feature. Executive Chef Matt Voskuil designed a six-course tasting menu paired with a 2015 Kidnappers Vineyard Chardonnay from Hawke’s Bay; 2012 Te Muna Road Vineyard Pinot Noir from Martinborough; 2011 Le Sol Syrah from Gimblett Gravels Vineyard in Hawke’s Bay; 2014 Sophia Gimblett Gravels Vineyard Bordeaux Blend from Hawke’s Bay; 2011 Te Kahu Gimblett Gravels Vineyard Bordeaux Blend from Hawke’s Bay; and 2016 Te Muna Road Sauvignon Blanc from Martinborough. Janet Pouchot, Business Manager for the Americas for Craggy Range, led the event.
Photos by Laura Widness.